Friday November 30, 2018 – Even as Kenya Power and Lighting Company continues to wallow in one scandal after another, it has emerged that the utility company was used by President Uhuru Kenyatta ad his Deputy, William Ruto, to get re-elected in last year’s General Elections.
This was revealed by Auditor-General, Edward Ouko, who unearthed how KPLC cooked its books to the tune of billions of shillings in two years in Jubilee’s scheme to keep the electorate happy in the run-up to last year’s General Elections.
The company, acting on instructions from the Government of Uhuru and Ruto, suspended the collection of fuel cost charge on electricity bills all in the name of making the electorate happy so that they can vote for Jubilee.
Inhis latest report, the auditor laid bare the full extent of the financial misrepresentation, whose aim was to keep electricity prices artificially low and help Uhuru/ Ruto get re-elected.
Since then, the company has recorded a decline in profit by a whopping 60% all in the name of helping Jubilee stick to power.